Pacific University Oregon's Joe Lang reports:
KISS founding member GENE SIMMONS will join the band's lead guitarist, Portland-area native Tommy Thayer, for Pacific University's 2010 Legends Golf Classic, hosted by Thayer on August 1st and 2nd at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club in Aloha. Producers from A&E's hit television series Gene Simmons Family Jewels will film portions of the event to chronicle golf novice Simmons' attempt at the sport. Prior to hitting the links on Monday, Augugust 2nd, Thayer will partake in a private concert on Sunday night with other celebrity musicians on hand, led by bassist and vocalist Jack Blades (NIGHT RANGER, DAMN YANKEES). Joining Blades and Thayer on stage will be Mark Bryan (HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH), Ray Kennedy, Johnny Lee and Danny Seraphine (CHICAGO).
Team and individual reservations for the Legends Golf Classic are still available, but filling up quickly. To register, go to this location or call (503) 352-2211.